If you decide that you want to get a nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 nursing schools in Victoria, Texas. With an overall population of 60,603 and a student population of 7,937, approximately 7,709 of Victoria students attend one of Victoria's schools that offer nursing programs.
Victoria's largest nursing school is Victoria College. Approximately 123 students graduated in 2010 from Victoria College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 301 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Victoria's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Victoria was $2,070 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Victoria.
If you plan on staying in Victoria after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Victoria, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 166,240 nurses in Texas, 1,380 were working in the greater Victoria area. The number of nurses in Victoria is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Victoria is $48,630 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.